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A protective box with one open end or more, used for storing a book.

slip′cased′ adj.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a protective case for a book or set of books that is open at one end so that only the spines of the books are visible



a box for a book or set of books, open on one side so that the spine is visible.


[ˈslɪpkeɪs] Nestuche m


[ˈslɪpˌkeɪs] n (of book) → custodia
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Itself an art object, the massive (13 pounds-yes, we weighed it) work consists of two volumes housed in a slipcase designed to look like a premium vinyl boxed set, reflecting one of the artist's continuing passions: music.
Because there is so much information offered, it's arranged into two volumes under one slipcase holder; with the first listing hallmarks by category and type, cross-referencing them to the second volume's contents, which covers country of origin, center of marking, special marks, and maker's marks.
The back of the folder displays the Certificate of Authenticity, while the coordinating slipcase displays the coins specifications.
This stylish Folio edition is illustrated with a series of 26 black and white images by Mark Thomas and comes in a blocked slipcase.
The Bookseller added that the book will be published in November 2017 as a slipcase edition, with a hardback book and a pull-out drawer with the seven vintage maps.
[2 bound parts within slipcase: Part 1: Intavolature / Tablatures: Score, p.
These options include large and small removable storage pouches, a backpack strap set, a shoulder pad and a slipcase for the iPhone.
Some works address the topic directly, such as Yann Serandour's "Inside the White Cube" featuring 18 copies of O'Doherty's book inserted in a white, cubic slipcase; "Supersoftwhitecube" by :mentalKLINIK, where a white cube space built from artificial lighting refers to the artificiality of the white cube gallery; and drawings and sketches of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov's well-known "total" installation "The White Cube" from 1993, where they installed a large, opaque white cube in the gallery.
One needn't be a newcomer to appreciate the value in having all these books in a handy slipcase for easy consecutive reading: even those who last read Mary Poppins back in school will find this a lovely re-read, offering the books in a set that makes them accessible and a treat to locate and file away.
Bethesda has an "( Art of Fallout "AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA book and a ( limited edition AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA setAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA that includes a special slipcase an lithograph signed by Bethesda concept artist Ray Lederer.